[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

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Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.

Physical Description

1 photograph, b & w; 5.5 in. x 7.75 in. mounted on a 8.25 in . x 10 in. frame

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. November 1894.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Childress County Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 600 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Childress County Heritage Museum

Since 1983, the Museum has recorded the history and preserved historical artifacts of the county, named after co-author of the Texas Declaration of Independence George C. Childress. The building that houses the Museum is of Spanish Colonial style and received Texas Historical Landmark designation in 1991.

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Description

Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.

Physical Description

1 photograph, b & w; 5.5 in. x 7.75 in. mounted on a 8.25 in . x 10 in. frame

Notes

"Seen on the horizon is the third Childress Country courthouse. Members of a pioneer family, Mrs. W. L. Underwood and her daughter Carrie Underwood (later Mrs. Wilson Hardin), sit in a 'Let Down Top' buggy on the outskirts of town. The horse driving them was Mrs. Underwood's favorite horse, Silver Tail."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • November 1894

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 18, 2008, 9:32 p.m.

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  • May 2, 2016, 4:24 p.m.

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[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas], photograph, November 1894; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34613/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Childress County Heritage Museum.